At Springhill we understand the importance of a healthy diet and making sure that fresh fruit and veg are always available.
So at Riversway Nursing Home recently we took part in a great activity which centered around a fruit and veg box!
We were supplied with the box full of fresh fruit and veg including apples, pumpkins, beetroots, carrots, cobnuts, tomatoes and blueberries.
The donation came from a local company The French Garden Ltd and its managing director David Foster, along with Martin Fry – father of Kristy, our activities coordinator.
We then spent time talking about what the produce was, and reminiscing about memories they brought up, along with sensory exploration and taking in the smells and feel of the fruit and veg.
We spoke about recipes and the properties of the food, and residents recalled funny stories and memories.
One, Joan Jefferies, told us how interesting and beautiful it was to see the display, as she remembered her mother cooking and preparing dinner.